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Justice Tour stops in Vancouver first

Locals tell travelling church leaders to promote grassroots efforts By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Capt

Vatican plans concert for Ascension Thursday, May 14

Guest list made up of Rome's homeless By Elise Harris VATICAN CITY (CNA) Caption: The Teutonic cemetery dates from

'Do the next loving thing,' Ken Yasinski says

New Evangelization Summit in Ottawa hears about sainthood By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Ken Yasinski gav

Crisis pregnancy centres save destinies: pastor

Nearly 200 employees and volunteers flock to annual conference in support of moms and babies By Agnieszka Krawczynski

'I find God in suffering'

Life and death of Kayla Mueller a gripping story By Elise Harris and Alan Holdren MADRID, Spain (CNA) Caption: An u

Bishops, CCODP launch emergency campaign for Nepal

Government will match any funds collected by May 25 By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Bishop Paul Simick of

Local

Dialogue on Aging

Wednesday, 29 April 2015
Elderly can ward off dementia: neurologist By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic More than 15,000 B.C. residents are diagnosed with dementia every year, and the number is likely to keep growing, according to health-care...
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Project Advance launches 2015 campaign

Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Leader wants five per cent increase in participation By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic SURREY Caption: Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, greets members of organizations that will receive Project Advance funds: Sig Stark (left) and...
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Faithful prepare for Eucharistic Congress in Cebu

Monday, 27 April 2015
Mayor in the Philippines hopes Pope Francis will attend, asks city to prepare for massive crowds By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Neil Frank Ferrer (third from left), consul general of the Philippines...
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Op-Ed

Christ’s beloved brother, suffering servant

- Friday, 01 May 2015

Archbishop Raymond Roussin was a good shepherd By Msgr. Gregory Smith Pope Benedict XVI shakes hands with Archbishop Raymond Roussin, SM, of Vancouver as Msgr. Gregory Smith looks on. Photo submitted. This is an excerpt from a homily given at Christ the Redeemer Church on April 26. For five years, Archbishop Raymond Roussin, SM, was our archbishop. But he almost became our fellow parishioner, since he had decided to live in retirement in the rectory here at Christ the Redeemer. But just a few weeks...
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Knights follow path of charity, unity, fraternity

- Monday, 27 April 2015

New Knights of Columbus councils established in South Korea By Carl A. Anderson Supreme Knight Carl Anderson speaks to media. (Photo: Tom Tracy / CNS) This is an excerpt from a keynote address given in South Korea as part of the establishment of new Knights councils in that country. Today we have formally presented the charters for our two new councils in the Archdiocese of Seoul: St. Andrew Kim Taegon Council No. 16,000 and St. Paul...
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Canadian

Now is the time of mercy, Father Gaitley says

Thursday, 30 April 2015
New Evangelization Summit hears priest's life story By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Father Michael Gaitley speaks on Divine Mercy at the New Evangelization Summit April 25. Deborah Gyapong (CCN). Now is the time of...
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Scott Hahn speaks at New Evangelization Summit

Wednesday, 29 April 2015
Conversion is life-long process, convert explains By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Author and theologian Scott Hahn speaks on conversion as a lifelong process at the New Evangelization Summit in Ottawa April 24. Deborah...
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New Evangelization Summit reaches 3,000

Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Urgent need to evangelize supported by high profile speakers By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Archbishop Terrence Prendergast, SJ, of Ottawa, and Mission of the Redeemer Ministries co-founder Michael Dopp, who organized the event,...
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Sports

Is diving morally acceptable?

Friday, 11 July 2014
Numerous players from many teams try it on By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Father Pablo Santa Maria. It's the 90th minute in a World Cup match. The fans nervously look at the scoreboard:...
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B.C. Lions QB takes both football and life's challenges in stride

Thursday, 21 November 2013
Travis Lulay leaps into end zone on Catholicism, Popes, and how to be a role model (Caption: B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay tries to avoid Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Weldon Brown (#35) during...
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B.C. Lions host annual Faith Night

Friday, 15 November 2013
Players, coaches tackle questions on prayer, competing for a higher cause By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic The final score is the only statistic that matters to most CFL fans. Did the Lions win?...
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Special

Canadian Council of Churches Letter to PM

- Friday, 10 April 2015

Dear Prime Minister Harper, Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ. With you and all Canadians we are deeply troubled by the rise of what has been called by several names: the Islamic State (IS), the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This group has been responsible for brutal killings and kidnappings,...
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The Catholic Press & the Catholic Press Collection

- Friday, 23 January 2015

Stories of faith need a financial boost By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic There will be a second collection during Mass throughout the Archdiocese of Vancouver for the Catholic press. This annual collection helps offset parishs' costs of sending The B.C. Catholic newspaper to approximately 27,000 subscribers' homes. Every parish takes it up, and unlike most collections, this collection stays within the parish,...
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